GP continuing professional development

Visit he praxhub site for the CPD accredited activities and resources such as events recorded by GP Liaison Unit at the Women's for those unable to attend.
Presentations on Women's Health include: 

  • Shared Maternity Care Workshop 2018
  • Maternal Vaccines: Can We Do More?
  • Management of urinary incontinence and prolapse 
  • Cervical screening and Low Risk Endometrial Cancer - Follow up Care
  • The challenges of breast care in the Google age
  • Immunisation and Infection in pregnancy

Expression of interest: Simulation-based IUD insertion training for GPs

The Royal Women's Hospital is hosting a simulation-based IUD insertion training session. This will give GPs an opportunity to learn and practice IUD.

Booking: Please email the EOI form to to express your interest. Training session will be organised in late 2021, subject to the COVID restrictions.

Places are very limited.

Please note: GPs participated in this training still requires clinical sessions to be qualified to insert IUDs.


  • Work as a General Practitioner.
  • Covered for IUD insertions by their medical indemnity insurance.
  • Have a Practice Nurse with either experience in inserting IUDs or who is willing to assist with IUD insertion.
  • Have a treatment room to insert IUDs.
  • Have completed or intent to complete RANZCOG Long Acting Reversible Contraception training (link is in EOI form).

Shared care webinar

The Women’s shared care webinars took place on the 16th and 23rd March 2021. The recording of both sessions are now available. Please click links below to watch the recordings:

Early pregnancy issues and COVID 19 impact on pregnancy

Syphilis and common skin problems in pregnancy

Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) - online workshop 

October 2021

Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) training is available for a range of professionals working with families with newborn and very young infants.

Workshop dates:

  • ​Pre-Workshop Introduction: 60-90 mins in your own time.
  • Workshop Day One: Sunday 10 October 2021, 1:30-5:30pm AEDT
  • Workshop Day Two: Monday 11 October 2021, 12:30-5:30pm AEDT
  • Workshop Day Three: Tuesday 12 October 2021, 12:30-5:30pm AEDT
  • Optional Post: Monday tbc 2021, 5:30-6:30pm AEDT

Presented: Live Online via Zoom and NBO Learning Management System.

NBO Master Trainers: 

A.Prof Campbell Paul, Consultant Infant Psychiatrist at Royal Children’s Hospital & Royal Women’s Hospital, Parkville

Dr Susan Nicolson, General Practitioner and Infant-Parent Mental Health Clinician at Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville

Email queries: Jacinda Soussan -

Ticket Price:  $495 AUD (including GST)



Updates on screening for ovarian cancer and referral criteria for colposcopy

Tuesday 10th August 2021

The aim of this session was to provide information on recent changes in acceptance criteria for colposcopy and the latest evidence for ovarian cancer screening.

This webinar discussed:

  • Ovarian cancer screening: Has there been any progress?
  • Updates on referral criteria for colposcopy

Date: 10th August 2021


Assoc Prof Orla McNally

Associate Professor Orla McNally, Consultant Gynaecologist Oncologist and Director of Oncology/Dysplasia clinic, Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr David Wrede

Dr David Wrede, Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead for Dysplasia, Royal Women’s Hospital.

The recording of this webinar is now available on YouTube


Women's Alcohol and Drug Service teleECHO sessions

Workshops held through the year

The Women's Alcohol and Drug Service (WADS) offers free statewide professional education and training and secondary consultation for GPs and other health professionals.
Online education sessions using ECHO offer specialist knowledge and support in the management of women using drugs and alcohol during the perinatal period.

To view and register for upcoming sessions visit the Women's Alcohol & drugs education & training webpage. 

More information and booking

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